MR Pediatric Total Spine 0dys-2wks WO Protocol
Use an appropriate FOV for the patient's size for the best quality.
Charge as Total Spine WO.
0 Days to 2 Weeks
|Localizer||Mode||Slice||Gap||FAT SAT||FOV||Scan Range|
|SAG||T1||TSE||3mm||0mm||None||30cm||Lateral Vertebral Bodies, Skull Base to Below Coccyx.|
|SAG||T2||TSE||3mm||0mm||None||30cm||Lateral Vertebral Bodies, Skull Base to Below Coccyx.|
|SAG||STIR||TSE||3mm||0mm||None||30cm||OPTIONAL: Run if indication = trauma Cover Lateral Vertebral Bodies, Skull BAse to Below Coccyx.|
|AXIAL||T1||TSE||3mm||0mm||None||18cm||Skull Base to Below Coccyx.|
|AXIAL||T2||TSE||3mm||0mm||None||18cm||Skull Base to Below Coccyx.|
|When the added sequence “Quick STIR Trauma” is ordered:
1. Run the following QUICK SAG STIR in addition to the routine SAG STIR
2. Make two screen captures:
A) showing scan time for Routine STIR sequence
B) showing scan time for Quick STIR sequence
3. Send Sequence and all screen captures to PACS
|PHILIPS: SAG||STIR||TSE||3mm||1mm||STIR||30cm||SENSE FACTOR = 2. Include Facet Joints|
|SIEMENS: SAG||STIR||TSE||3mm||0mm||STIR||30cm||iPAT = 3. Include Facet Joints|
Get images checked before letting the patient go.